What do you do about an unsustainable path for the government Budget? Hold a Carnival. A blog carnival, that is, or a collection of posts. I submitted one of my classics to the carnival.

One of the more interesting takes, and a contrarian one, is from David D. Kent, who writes,

We could fund another Apollo program–which as I said, includes Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions, for LESS THAN WHAT WE GAVE AIG!!! We gave them $125 billion more last year alone than we gave NASA over 10 years to go to the freakin’ MOON! How’s that for some perspective?

He wants to a taxpayer-funded expedition to Mars.